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Can U.S. follow through on tough NAFTA talk?

To deliver on its promises, the administration will need the cooperation of the U.S. business community and key members of Congress. Both groups sought to distance themselves from the president last week.

Mercedes-Maybach goes green with Vision 6 Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz is giving its ultraluxe Mercedes-Maybach lineup some green cred with the Vision 6 Cabriolet powered by an electric motor with output of 750 hp and a range of more than 200 miles.

UPDATED: 8/18/17 6:17 pm ET - adds detail, reactions
U.S. charges retired UAW official in ongoing corruption probe

Virdell King, a retired UAW official, was charged with using a credit card from a training center for Chrysler employees to buy more than $40,000 worth of personal items.

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Dumping Trump, tough trade talk and the appeal of FCA

As U.S. President Donald Trump's CEO panels crumbled, his top trade chief demanded a redesigned NAFTA. Plus, could the White House block a Chinese automaker's potential purchase of FCA?
■ PODCAST: Addressing the CEO rebellion, NAFTA renegotiation and Jeep factor


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China eclipses U.S. in Honda's world view

Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.

U.S. prosecutors recommend 3 years in prison for VW engineer Liang

Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for Volkswagen engineer James Liang for his role in widespread diesel emissions violations that have cost the German automaker as much as $25 billion.

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For Fiat Chrysler, anybody but a Cerberus

Chinese ownership of FCA is far more desirable — in terms of the U.S. economy and employment — than the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors that FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne unsuccessfully tried to engineer in 2015.

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Aston Martin readies a sport wagon

Aston Martin, seeking to put a bespoke exclamation point on its aging Vanquish supercar lineup, will build a run of limited-edition Zagato-bodied cars that includes a...

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option...

2017 40 Under 40

Our new Guide to Economic Development in the Auto Industry highlights the capabilities, opportunities and investment advantages of some of the world's most important auto-industry locations.

If your organization is exploring a geographical move or investigating major capital investments, this guide is a must-read.

China eclipses U.S. in Honda's world view

Honda's rapidly expanding footprint in China spotlights how the world's biggest auto market is pulling focus and resources away from the United States. The Japanese automaker is setting priorities in everything from production to product development.

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